Road around Reykjavík and in South Iceland are closed this morning due to a violent storm.
Nature & Travel
An earthquake measuring as much as 4.5 occurred 11 kilometers off the northeast coast of Grímsey island.
An Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter rescued two hikers in trouble east of Hofsjökull glacier in the highlands this week.
The District Court of the West Fjords has sentenced three men to pay fines for violating nature conservation laws in Hornstrandir Nature Reserve.
Weather across South Iceland was extreme this morning, with wind speeds reaching 65 metres (213 feet) per second by Hvassafell mountain.
Road workers spent six and half hours on Monday clearing snow from the road around Súðavíkurhlíð mountain in the West Fjords.
Nearly every hotel in the capital area was fully booked on Sunday night, leaving travelers who’ve been stranded in Iceland because of inclement weather without a place to stay.
The area around Öræfajökull glacier continues to show increased activity as the largest earthquake detected in the area, M3,6 on the Richter scale, occurred there this morning.
A number of sheep were retrieved from Bjólfur mountain above the harbor town of Seyðisfjörður in East Iceland, but one stubborn animal refused to be rescued.
Winds in Keflavík were so strong early on Friday morning that a Boeing 757 jet sitting on the airport tarmac was spun around completely in the gusts.
Search and Rescue was called in the late hours of Thursday evening to help dig out nearly 200 vehicles that had gotten stuck on Hellisheiði mountain pass during a major winter storm.
Over 400 sheep have been gathered from up in the mountains in East Iceland this winter after being left behind during sheep gathering.
Preliminary autopsy results suggest that the 27-year-old French tourist who was found dead earlier this month died of hypothermia after a fall from Sandfell mountain in Southeast Iceland.
Proposals to reduce funding to the Westfjords Natural History Institute and Northeast Iceland Nature Research Centre have been reversed.
The Icelandic government has approved the formation of a cross-political committee to examine the establishment of a national park in the central highlands.
Two out of three companies carrying out oil exploration in Icelandic waters have relinquished their licenses.
The Ferry Baldur is expected to sail to the West Fjords tomorrow for the first time in over two months.
Over 60 percent of residents in Ísafjörður and the surrounding area of the West Fjords believe too many cruise ships dock in the town.